Dragon Dance Artist Residency - house and studio in Trois-Rivières, Québec

General information

Brief description of organisation

The Residency is located at the Dragon Dance Studios which are used mostly for painting, sculpting, and drawing. There is also and printmaking workshop in Trois-Rivières, Québec. We moved to this place in 2010. The space has multipurpose use depending on the time of year. From theatre rehearsals to printmaking workshops as well as welcoming artists from different parts of the world for a 1 to 4 month personal residency.

Organisation founded in

2010

Brief description of residency program

Artists, printmakers, adventurers,
Bienvenue au Québec!!

For people intersted in working away from their daily environment, we offer a residency opportunity where artists can come and work on their own projects for a period of 1 to 4 months at a time. The cost is $ 800 CDN (approx 600 USD or 560 EUROS) per month, which includes hot water, electricity, internet connection. You must provide your own transport and living expenses.

The studios are located in a large house and the artist has access to the full space.
Only one or two artists at a time, and spouses are welcome.

The residency has approximately 170 sq meters (2000 sq feet) (including the bacement) plus a backyard.
On the first floor
1 space has 7 X 6.7 meters (23 X 22 feet)

plus the bedroom with a Queensize bed.

there is a laundry machine
and a full bathroom with very large tub

second floor is kitchen, dining room, library and living space which can also be set up as your studio space- there is lots of light,
and another full bathroom.

More studio space in the bacement.

The house is located 10 km from Trois-Rivières city center. This is a small city, 130 000 population. there is a local bus that passes right in front of the house, and leaves you at the city center. if you need to go shopping, it is the same bus (its just that you get off before downtown).
There is a bike path that you can get on less than 1 km from the house, and it takes you almost to the center of town.
The road in front of the house is quite busy, but there are no neighbors on either side or in the back.
There are houses in front. There is a small business on one side, but they are only there from 8 am to 5 pm.
Trois-Rivières is located between Montréal and Québec city, on the shores of the St-Laurence River.
A 2 hours bus ride from Montréal, and 2 hour bus ride to downtown Québec city.

graphic arts:
For experienced printers only, we have a press with bed size 76 X 155 cm (30 X 60 inches) in our studio
- possiblity for relief printing and monoprints
We are also 10 km away form the Atelier Presse Papier a specialized and fully equipped print-making studio (the bus passes in front of the house and leaves you 5 minute walk form Atelier Presse Papier). (there is a fee for working at Atelier Presse Papier, one must inquire direct)

the house and studio rent cost is 800 CDN/mo (approx: 600 USD or 560 EUROS) this includes hot water, electricity and internet
(note: there is no phone).
you must provide your own health insurance.
References required.
no smoking environment; no pets; no children.
any other questions, don´t hesitate!.......Sam and Katah email: dragondancetheatre@gmail.com

Residency program since

2010

Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Dance, theatre, performing arts, music, litterature, Printmaking, film editing.
Type of organisation
  • Artist-Run

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • between 1 and 3 months
Number of artists resident at one time

1

Companions allowed
  • Partners
Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Housing
  • Supplies
  • Food
Application who/how

Other

Selection procedure

Other

Description of residency

Setting

Otherthe residency is located 10 km from city center

Resources
  • Internet Connection
  • Library
  • Kitchen
  • Printmaking Facilities
  • Dance / Performance Practice Space
Number of studios

3

Type and size of studios

Live-work space

Accomodation
  • Private Cabin/House
Working language(s)
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
Contact information

Dragon Dance Artist Residency - house and studio in Trois-Rivières, Québec
Trois-Rivières
Canada

dragondancetheatre@gmail.com
http://www.dragondancetheatre.com

Phone: skype: samandkatah

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